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Lab42 Survey reveals perceptions of Apple Pay & mobile payments

Posted by admin 23 hours ago News — 45% of non-iPhone owners would switch to an Apple iPhone for access to Apple PayPress releaseOctober 20th 2014. According to a study of 500 smartphone owners released today by market research firm Lab42, 45 per cent of consumers with non-iOS devices (Android, Blackberry or Windows smartphones) would be willing to switch to an iOS device in order to have access to Apple Pay. Respondents cited the Read More
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German app links to Oktoberfest injury cover

Posted by admin 23 hours ago News — Could be useful if you fall off a table whilst dancing like we didAs the Internet and mobile phones displace traditional platforms for selling insurance in the USA and the UK, it seems that German companies are now waking up to the digital age. According to the Rakyat Post here, Munich insurer Die Bayerische is selling a one-day policy for €5.99 , for the two-week Oktoberfest festival which has Read More
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Anything goes social network could displace Facebook

Posted by admin 2 days ago News — Ello, ello, ello – what do we have here?Here at GoMo Towers, we thought that the most famous thing to come out of Burlington, Vermont [USA] was Ben & Jerry's ice cream. Now it seems that the Green Mountain State could have given birth to a Facebook-killer in the shape of the Ello social network. The social network's motto is "Simple, beautiful and ad-free". And it could pose a big threat to Read More
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Caribu follows Citymapper in bit Apple thumbs up

Posted by admin 3 days ago News — Brit apps prove popular with Californian tech giantA second British app has just received the seal of approval from Cupertino-based Apple within just a few weeks. This time it was the turn of Caribu, which is designed to help absent parents read to their children. At the launch of the new iPad Air 2 by Apple's marketing guru, Phil Schiller, Caribu was on the receiving end of a coveted endorsement Read More
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Snapchat takes advertising for US based users

Posted by admin 4 days ago News — Warns it's going to feel a little weird at firstOver the weekend of the 18th-19th October [2014], Snapchat decided to test the waters by accepting advertising for its users in the USA. This is what the firm said in its official blog .... "This weekend we're placing an advertisement in 'Recent Updates' for Snapchatters in the USA. It’s the first time we've done anything like this because it's the Read More
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Mobilise Consulting moves into MVNO big time

Posted by admin 8 days ago News — MVNO operation in Ireland for Dixons Carphone is 1st major job A specialist comms consultancy, Mobilise Consulting has made its first move in the competitive arena of supplying services to of mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) services. It couldn't have made a better start in the UK as the UK's leading mobile retailer, Dixons Carphone, has become the first customer. Mobilise Consulting says i Read More
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Guest Post: How mobiles phones are used today

Posted by admin 8 days ago News — by David Jones md with the Frontline Communications GroupThese days, the chances are a mobile phone it isn't mainly used to place a voice call or to send a text message (SMS). That's because access to the web via a mobile device is now the most popular mobile activity, doubling from 24 per cent in 2010 to 53 per cent in 2013.1 Young people aged 16-24 are most likely to use their mobiles 'on the g Read More
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Mobile black-spots on rails – GWS survey results

Posted by admin 9 days ago News — Commuters forced to look out of the window as up to 1 in 3 mobile internet tasks attempted on trains fail Three [3UK] crowned best network for commuters who like to talk Vodafone for commuters on 3G, and EE for commuters on 4G 1 in 3 mobile internet tasks and 1 in 7 voice calls attempted on commuter train routes failed during testing But EE, O2, and Vodafone all heavily relying on their older Read More
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